YHA in North West
YHA Hawkshead
Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QD
"Great" - 88% Customer Satisfaction Based on 174 customer scores
3 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
3 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £10.00
Private rooms from £29.00
Family rooms from £25.00
Camping from £8.00
Camping pods from £39.00

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    Admissions Policy:
    Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
    Children under 11 are welcome at YHA but can only stay in Private or Family Rooms.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

Availability Calendar

Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.

Facilities

  • Board games
  • Camping & Cabins
  • Classroom
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Games room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for activity breaks
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Great for watersports
  • Group catering available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Library/Quiet room
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding Provided
  • Private Rooms
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Need to Know

Reception Times

07.00 - 23.00

Check-in

15.00 - 22.30

Check-out

07.30 - 10.00

Open every day?

Yes

Hostel closing times

23.00

Towels & Toiletries

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.

Parking

There is free parking on site and an overflow car park for use during busy times.

Pets

Pets are not permitted at YHA Hawkshead. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online

Yes

Payments accepted at property

Yes

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Maps & Directions

Address

Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0QD

How to get here

By car: From the M6 J36 take the A590 towards Barrow in Furness. At Newby Bridge, go straight on at the roundabout then take next right following signs to Lakeside and Hawkshead. From Hawkshead village turn right out of the village following signs for Newby Bridge. YHA Hawkshead is 1 mile out of the village.

Public Transport
The nearest train station is Windermere (12 miles away). From here there is a bus service to the village of Hawkshead, bus number 505. YHA Hawkshead is located one mile south of Hawkshead bus stop.

The nearest coach stop is in Windermere.

Book your coach tickets here.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9321 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)
Email: hawkshead@yha.org.uk
Social Media:
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Map References

OS Map: 96
OS Grid ref: SD354966
Longitude: -2.994753
Latitude: 54.361697

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 015394 32582
Website: www.visitcumbria.com
 
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YHA Exclusive Hire

YHA Hawkshead is situated in a tranquil location in the Lake District which is perfect for large family getaways and you can hire the whole hostel to yourself with YHA Exclusive Hire! YHA Hawkshead benefits from a courtyard building which is also available for exclusive use. Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information and to book.

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